As the world’s largest gaming company Activision Blizzard relaunches its Major League Gaming TV (MLG.tv) eSports platform, it claims that brands that ignore video gaming as a sport are missing out on a potential audience of more than 300 million millennials.
With just three weeks to go until UEFA Euro 2016 kicks off, two separate studies suggest that TV is not the only option for brands looking to engage fans, who should be looking to target women as well as men across online, radio, print and mobile.
As it continues its push into live sport, Twitter has announced that Budweiser has agreed a deal with ITV Sport to sponsor its exclusive Euro 2016 highlights on the social media platform throughout the month-long tournament.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From learning to speak up as a junior marketer to IAG Cargo’s transformation, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
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Bringing econometrics fully in-house can work for some brands, but finding a balance between external expertise and internal knowledge works best at insurer Aviva.
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